Database Administrator at Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Title: Database Administrator
Company: Geographic Solutions, Inc.

Must have the following in order to apply:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field
Minimum 4 years database administration experience in appropriate technical environment.
Experience as a SQL DBA in a SQL Server 2012 or higher environment
Ability and willingness to provide off-hours on-call support
Analysis, decision-making, and communication skills
Command of T-SQL programming
Experience in a transaction volume, 24×7, VLDB, enterprise database environment
Understanding of SQL clustering
Familiarity with log shipping, database snapshots and mirroring
Can support data synchronization across multiple environments
Understanding of database security and access
Knowledge of data modeling techniques and tools
Ability to excel in a large, fast-paced database environment
Fortitude to enforce, practice and improve database standards and deployment processes
Performance tuning and indexing expertise including execution plan analysis
Preferred Skills:
Experience administering transactional replication a plus
Working experience with Reporting Services a plus
Experience in the labor market or regulatory occupation industries preferred
Required Screenings:
Criminal background and professional reference check.

Job Description:
Administers, maintains, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company’s databases. Resolves database performance issues, database capacity issues, synchronization, replication, and other distributed data issues. Assist with the development, review and testing of database objects and stored procedures using advanced programming techniques. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the labor market industry and security concepts. Works directly with clients and technical staff to support the company’s applications and operational data need. Consults with and advises users of the various organizational data sources and the tools available to access them. Works directly with developers and technical support personnel to anticipate and plan for productive data access, security and utilization. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Provides on call support for scheduled 24×7 time periods.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Demonstrate communication and interpersonal skills
Deliver expertise in MS SQL database technology
Perform daily health checks and ensure recovery strategies are functioning
Troubleshoot, identify and resolve database issues in a timely manner
Provide off-hours on-call support and work in unison with system engineers
Take responsibility for performance and health of all company databases
Support all software development life-cycle database environments
Collaborate with solution architects to devise enterprise level data strategies
Mentor development teams and assist with new and existing data interfaces
Enforce naming, coding, design, deployment and security standards
Enhance current methods, policies, procedures and processes
Produce quality documentation
May also be assigned various projects and tasks as needed
Work Environment:
We offer a fast paced, team-oriented environment with a casual dress code.

Days & Hours:
Monday through Friday; full time position.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. DOE.

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